Jakes Gerwel Fellowship 2021 – Full Scholarship for aspiring Teachers from South African



Deadline: July 20, 2020

Applications are open for Jakes Gerwel Fellowship 2021. Jakes Gerwel Fellowship is a full university scholarship that provides extensive mentoring and leadership development for top learners with a passion for teaching and education. At the heart of what they do is in nurturing expert teacher who embrace innovation and can lead the kind of change that our educational sector so desperately requires.

Jakes Gerwel Fellowship is an aspirational fellowship which identifies students who, through financial support, high quality teacher education and professional induction, become expert teachers, educational leaders and social entrepreneurs who will lead system change to achieve quality education for all learners.

They offer two Scholarship opportunities

  1. Undergraduate intake (Grade 12, Gap year and 1st Year University and
  2. Graduate intake (PGCE).

Benefits

  • Full tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Book and Tutor allowance
  • Meal allowance
  • Monthly stipend
  • Academic Support Leadership Development
  • Expert Teacher Mentor Personal Coach

Eligibility

Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship: Grade 12, Gap Year and 1st Year University:

  • South African citizen or Permanent residence with SA ID Number
  • Applicants must be under the age of 23 on closing date of application
  • Candidate fellow will be expected to complete a three-year Bachelor’s degree at University of Cape Town or University of Pretoria and then go on to complete PGCE
  • Candidate fellows will be expected to teach at a South African high school on completion of PGCE
  • Applicants must apply to both the University of Cape Town and the University of Pretoria for academic study and placement in 2021

Graduate Teacher Fellowship: PGCE

  • South African citizen or Permanent residence with SA ID Number
  • Applicants Must be under the age of 30 on closing date of application
  • Candidate fellows will be expected to teach at a South African high school on completion of PGCE
  • Applicants must ensure that they have applied to their partner universities for academic study and placement in the PGCE course in 2021 (University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria, University of Witwatersrand and University of Johannesburg)

Application

Apply for Undergraduate or PGCE

For more information, visit Jakes Gerwel Fellowship.

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